A brand-new year is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate it than with brand-new books?! (And champagne. You can sip champagne and read at the same time.) If your New Year’s resolution is to read more—an easy resolution for bluestockings to keep!—you’ll find plenty of suggestions for whiling away the long, cold days in Bas Bleu’s Winter 2017 edition, due to arrive in mailboxes any day now. (Can’t wait? You can find all of our new items online.)

Our editors have chosen a dozen of our particular favorites from the new batch to share with you here. Each title is well suited to savoring for long stretches of time, preferably under a cozy blanket by the fire. For a brief plot “teaser,” hover your mouse pointer over the book cover; or, click on the image to read the full review on our website. Happy reading, bluestockings, and happy New Year!

Death in Brittany Old Heart A Manual for Cleaning Women Last Woman Hanged  North and South  Hissing Cousins  Shirley Jackson The Crossing Places  Eve of a Hundred MidnightsCrooked Heart  For the Glory  The Mist in the Mirror


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